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School of Rock

A film about one burning-low rocker Dewey Finn (Jack Black) who's fired from his own band, and under pressure of debts he (illegally) takes job in prestige school of Horace Green. After while he discovers that his class has incredible musical and administration skills. Zack (Joey Gaydos jr.) is a great guitar player, Freddy (Kevin Alexander Clark) is good drummer, Katey (Rebecca Brown) can handle the Bass-guitar and Lawrence (Robert Tsai) is a former classic piano player.

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Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes is an Australian musician and stand-up comedian. Originally becoming famous as the drummer for Australian thrash metal band Slaughter Lord, Hughes moved to the UK in 2002 to begin his work in stand-up. Following successful Edinburgh festival appearances, Hughes has firmly established himself as a raconteur, basing much of his act around his heavy metal past.

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Kevin Eldon

Kevin Eldon is an actor and writer who has been involved in alternative comedy on television and radio throughout the 1990s and 2000s. He is best known as an actor for his performances on Lee and Herring's television programme Fist Of Fun, in which he portrayed the character of Simon Quinlank (and Rod Hull in This Morning With Richard Not Judy). However, he has appeared in many other TV and radio projects.

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Jeremy Hardy

Jeremy Hardy (born 17 July 1961) is an English alternative comedian. Born in Aldershot but now living in Streatham, he is known for his socialist politics coupled with a very English delivery. He studied Modern History and Politics at the University of Southampton. Hardy started his stand-up career in the early 1980s, and won the Perrier Comedy Award in 1988 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is best known for his radio work, particularly on The News Quiz and his long running series of comic lectures Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation.

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Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories first began as a book series, written by Terry Deary. Then, in 2009, it was decided that it was to be made a children's comedy, historical sketch show. Now, in 2011, the show has become very sucessful and is in it's third sucessful series. The stars of the show feature Matthew Baynton (Gavin & Stacey), Ben WIllbond, Jim Howick as well as many others.

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2 Live Crew

2 Live Crew is a controversial rap group, largely due to the sexual themes of one album, As Nasty As They Wanna Be (1989). The 2 Live Crew formed as three men in the Air-Force all became stationed in Riverside California in 1983. Inspired by Planet Rock and Pretty Tony records, they put the group together with the intentions of "sustaining the kick drum". They recorded their first release in 1984 which became a staple of Luke Skywalker and The Ghetto Style DJ's in Miami.

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Hal Cruttenden

Hal Cruttenden is a top comedian working in the UK today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer and actor. He has recently performed his solo stand up show 'Climb Every Molehill' at the Edinburgh Festival where he also acted in a play, 'Coming Up For Air' - adapted by Dominic Cavendish from the book by George Orwell. Both pieces received rave reviews and the play is transferring into the West End this Summer.

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Rhys Darby

Rhys Darby is a stand-up comedian from New Zealand, known for his energetic physical comedy routines, telling stories accompanied with mime and sound effects of things such as machinery and animals. Darby was nominated for the Billy T Award in 2001 and 2002. Darby is probably best known for playing the band manager of Flight of the Conchords in the BBC radio series (as Bryan Nesbitt) and HBO television series (as Murray Hewitt).

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The Muppets

The Muppets are a group of puppets and costume characters, and the company created by Jim Henson. Individually, a Muppet is properly any one of the puppets built by the Jim Henson Workshop. Though the term is often used erroneously to refer to any puppet that resembles the distinctive style of The Muppet Show and Sesame Street characters, the term is both an informal name and legal trademark linked to the characters created by The Jim Henson Company.

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